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Heart Quiz for Women Only

As an adult with a vagina, do you know what your risk is of developing heart disease? You might be surprised. Take this quiz to see how much you know about heart disease in adults with a vagina. The quiz is based on information from the American Heart Association.

1. Coronary heart disease develops gradually over many years. It can easily go undetected.
2. Adults with a vagina don't have to worry about cardiovascular disease. It's mainly a problem for adults with a penis.
3. If an adult with a vagina has a heart attack, they are more likely to survive than an adult with a penis.
4. Adults with a vagina are less likely to get heart disease after menopause than before.
5. When adults with a penis reach middle age, or about 55, their blood cholesterol levels start to rise. But the cholesterol levels of adults with a vagina seem to stay about the same.
6. African-American adults with a vagina are more likely than white adults with a vagina to have cardiovascular disease.
7. Which of the following is the single most important thing a an adult with a vagina can do to reduce their risk for heart attack?
8. Adults with a vagina who smoke are 3 times more likely to have a heart attack than adults with a vagina who don't smoke.
9. adults with a vagina can reduce their risks for heart attack and stroke by following which of these lifestyle habits?
10. Adults with a vagina with heart disease have a lower risk for stroke.
Online Medical Reviewer: Clayton, Anne, APRN
Online Medical Reviewer: Kang, Steven, MD
Online Medical Reviewer: Wojcik, Stacey, MBA, BSN, RN
Date Last Reviewed: 5/1/2021
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